As incredible on land as in water, Mauritius offers much more than just an exoticism.
A stone's throw from the coral reef, Mauritius offers a great variety of underwater. However, be aware that weather conditions can be radically different from one end of the island to the other, which makes every dive site atypical. Also, the best time of the year to perform a dive trip remains the one from October to March, where the water oscillates between 22 ° C and 28 ° C, with favorable southerly winds.
But what place should you choose for scuba diving in Mauritius?
In general, the south of the island is to be avoided for its optimal conditions. Unprotected from the winds, the south coast is synonymous with rough seas. However, in the south-east, Blue Bay remains THE place to be in Mauritius to discover a marine park: the "Blue Bay Marine Park".
In contrast, the north of Mauritius remains protected from the prevailing winds. The visibility remains good, and the presence of pelagic frequent, such as sharks or tuna.
Although it is subject to southern winds, and rough seas - even capricious - the east remains the richest geographical area in terms of fauna and flora. As wild as it is exceptional, the underwater architecture of the east is full of caves and tunnels of all kinds. Notice to the brave in search of adventure.
Finally, it is the west of Mauritius that has the best conditions for scuba diving. Protected from the winds, the Flic en Flac and Île aux Bénitiers sectors are the most attractive in Mauritius. The diverse riches of the fauna and flora, offer a sumptuous scenery beyond the coral reef, full of wrecks and rocky block.
All you have to do is choose from the best dive centers we have selected, both for the quality of the dives they offer and for their compliance with safety standards and procedures.
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